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Our Mission Statement

To provide each member the opportunity to reach their full potential by providing high quality athletic programs in an inclusive and positive environment.

Every athlete’s involvement in our programs is highly valued by the club. While only a small proportion will reach the higher competitive levels we feel that it is important to create programs that will inspire children to view sport and athletics as a lifelong habit. Thus we have created a wide variety of programs to cater to all skill and ability levels. We also strive to accomplish this in a positive encouraging environment incorporating important elements of sportsmanship, cooperation and team spirit.

Our Philosophy

“To provide each member the opportunity to reach their full potential by providing high quality athletic programs in an inclusive and positive environment”

Our Staff

  • Club Head Coach – Susan Gallagher
  • Recreational Program Director- Eleanor Melrose
  • Club Administration – Leigh Merrill
  • Trampoline Head Coach – Stewart Gunn
  • Men’s Head Coach – Stephan Saulnier

Titans employs a large number of recreational part-time and full-time staff. Our coaches are trained using the NCCP (National Coaching Certification Program) endorsed by Gymnastics Canada.

Our Facility

Titans Gymnastics and Trampoline Club is located at 40 Broom Rd in Dartmouth. In June 2010, we realized our dream of opening our own permanent facility. Our state-of-the-art club boasts 14,500 sq feet filled with all necessary equipment for Men’s and Women’s Artistic Gymnastics, as well as Trampoline and Tumbling.

Notable Features:

  • Only temperature controlled facility in Nova Scotia
  • Two full 40×40 gymnastics floors
  • 2 in-ground 7×14 competition size “hot-bed” trampolines
  • In-ground foam pit
  • Separate dance studio
  • Huge parent viewing area
  • Titans Board of Directors

    Titans Board of Directors

    The Titans Board of Directors is a dedicated group of elected club members who meet once monthly to discuss club policies and issues.  Board elections occur once annually (June AGM).  All members are welcome and encouraged to attend board meetings and the AGM.

    Titans Board Positions – Current Board

    President (elected)

    • Chair Board Meetings / Coordinate Board activities
    • Convey board decisions and policy to Titans staff
    • Liaise with outside agencies/clubs/media etc
    • Sign documents as board authority

    1st Vice President (elected)

    • Manage Titans hiring and staffing
    • Manage contracts for permanent staff and services
    • Act as president in the absence of regular president

    2nd Vice President (elected)

    • Act as volunteer coordinator
    • Maintain Pre-comp and Comp volunteer hours book
    • Advertise volunteer opportunities

    Secretary (elected)

    • Take minutes of all meetings
    • Keep records of club activities and documents
    • Distribute information to board members

    Treasurer (elected)

    • Compile and report financial statements to board
    • Audit club financial activities
    • Prepare annual budget with club staff

    Parent Liaison (elected)

    • Investigate and mediate parent complaints with the club and staff

    Infrastructure / Equipment Chair (elected)

    • facility management
    • equipment management

    Member at Large (elected)

    • Voting position from private or public sector

    Community Adviser (elected)

    • Voting position from community

    Head Coach (permanent)

    • Permanent Voting board position

    Club Administrator (permanent)

    • Staff position

    Recreational Program Director (permanent)

    • Staff position

    Past President (non elected)

    • Previous year only


Club History


Mr. Jim Hoyle started the Dartmouth Titans Gymnastics Club in 1968. Gymnasts trained 2 evenings a week in Prince Andrew High School. We have now grown to be one of the largest clubs in eastern Canada and are presently a fully incorporated non-profit society. In 2005 our name changed to Titans Gymnastics and Trampoline Club to better reflect our operations.

The club boasts a strong competitive Women’s Artistic program, a Men’s Artistic competitive program, a Trampoline and Tumbling competitive program, and a large and diverse recreational program. We also offer a number of other recreational activities including:

  • Preschool
  • Tumbling
  • “Oldies” Adult drop-in
  • Birthday Parties
  • Special needs classes
  • School and other group visits

We regularly produce national caliber athletes from our ranks and are a proud member of Gymnastics Nova Scotia.